10 January 2018
The Survey Blog

Fugro’s data brings successful close to the search for lost sub AE1

UPDATE FROM: Fugro involved in a campaign to find the lost First World War Australian submarine, HMAS AE1 Fugro’s role in the expedition to find HMAS AE1 has helped to solve Australia’s oldest naval mystery, 103 years after the First World War Australian submarine vanished off Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. In waters over 300 metres deep,

22 December 2017
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Qimera 1.6 came out with new automatic SV correction tool

Automatic Sound Velocity Refraction Error Correction Tool coming with Qimera 1.6 QPS has worked together with the Technical University of Delft (TU Delft), The Netherlands to implement their sound speed inversion algorithm in QPS Qimera.  The TU Delft algorithm allows for a completely automated refraction error correction. The algorithm works by taking advantage of the

15 December 2017
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Fugro Wins Ørsted Contracts For Site Investigations at Two Large-Scale U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

Fugro has been awarded contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites. Ørsted is pursuing the development of these two new projects – Bay State Wind, located 15 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts and Ocean Wind, 10 miles off the New Jersey coast – to bring

3 December 2017
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Fugro involved in a campaign to find the lost First World War Australian submarine, HMAS AE1

Fugro will use a state-of-the-art multibeam echosounder to conduct a bathy survey and a autonomous underwater vehicle for examination of the HMAS AE1 search area. The expedition will be led by the not-for-profit-company Find AE1 Ltd and supported by Fugro, the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Submarine Institute of Australia. The Silentworld Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation with a focus on Australasian maritime archaeology,

1 December 2017
The Survey Blog

It’s time for Klein 3000 to give way to Klein 4000

After more than 10 years of service it’s now time for Klein 3000 Sidescan Sonar to give way to his successor Klein 4000. The Klein System 3000 is a proven workhorse across the globe. Since introduced in 2002, militaries, hydrographic surveyors and search and recovery specialists have used in the marine environments. What’s the differences?